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Group of Seven: International intergovernmental economic organization
The Group of Seven (G7) is an international intergovernmental economic organization consisting of the seven largest IMF-described advanced economies in the world: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States; between 1997 and 2014, the group included Russia and was known as the Group of Eight, and had for a year been known as the Group of Six before the 1976 inclusion of Canada.

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Burning Brazil threatens the US’ security

burning brazil threatens the us’ security
When I headed the US Southern Command a decade ago, I took a trip to the Brazilian military’s jungle training site near Manaus in the Amazon River basin. I spent time both in the jungle with..
WorldNews - Published

House committees investigate Pence's stay at Trump resort in Ireland

The Judiciary and Oversight Committees will also investigate Trump's offer to host the G-7 summit of world leaders at his Miami resort
CBS News - Published

Videos for Group of Seven

Protesters on trial for stealing Macron portraits [Video]Protesters on trial for stealing Macron portraits

Eight climate change protesters and one filmmaker were in French court on Wednesday for the theft of portraits of President Emmanuel Macron. Francesca Lynagh reports.

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Trump Still Doesn't Get Putin [Video]Trump Still Doesn't Get Putin

President Donald Trump's desire to placate Russian President Vladimir Putin has been a running theme throughout his time in office. From discounting Russia's attack on our elections to opening the door..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

MP Phillip Lee quits Tories to join Liberal Democrats [Video]MP Phillip Lee quits Tories to join Liberal Democrats

Conservative MP Phillip Lee has quit the party to join the Liberal Democrats. In a moment of high-drama in the Commons, Dr Lee crossed the floor while Prime Minister Boris Johnson was delivering a..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:33Published

Mike Pence Reassures Poland The US Will Protect Them From Russia [Video]Mike Pence Reassures Poland The US Will Protect Them From Russia

Vice President Mike Pence reassured Poland the U.S. would protect it from Russia. According to Reuters, Pence said allies should “remain vigilant” about Moscow meddling in elections. He wants..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Trump eyes cutting Ukraine aid -officials [Video]Trump eyes cutting Ukraine aid -officials

The White House is reviewing whether $250 million in military assistance should be sent to Ukraine in keeping with President Donald Trump's view that U.S. foreign aid must be justified, two senior..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:26Published

Brazilians 'support' Bolsonaro in Macron spat: FM [Video]Brazilians 'support' Bolsonaro in Macron spat: FM

Brazil's foreign minister Ernesto Araujo said on Wednesday that the Brazilian public supported President Jair Bolsonaro in his ongoing spat with French president Emmanuel Macron, sparked by his..

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Trump Reportedly Derails G7 Meeting: Insisted Russia Should Be Readmitted [Video]Trump Reportedly Derails G7 Meeting: Insisted Russia Should Be Readmitted

President Donald Trump reportedly derailed a major meeting with world leaders at the annual Group of Seven summit on Saturday evening after he insisted that Russia should be readmitted to the G7...

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Trump's trade deal optimism lifts Asian stocks [Video]Trump's trade deal optimism lifts Asian stocks

Asian stocks rose Tuesday after Donald Trump said he expected China to do a deal on trade, but the optimism didn't carry over into European trade. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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G6 plus 1: ‘United States not taking enough responsibility to fight climate crisis’ [Video]G6 plus 1: ‘United States not taking enough responsibility to fight climate crisis’

An emergency meeting about the Amazon forest fires, a row with the Brazilian president, new taxes for digital companies and a surprise visit by Iran's foreign minister, President Macron's hosting of..

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Trump moves to cool tensions as G7 summit wraps up [Video]Trump moves to cool tensions as G7 summit wraps up

President Donald Trump closed out this year’s G7 summit in the French resort town of Biarritz, with a press conference that touched on everything from trade, Iran, climate change, Russia and the..

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DiCaprio felt 'depressed' over Amazon fires [Video]DiCaprio felt 'depressed' over Amazon fires

During the "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" movie premiere in Japan, actor Leonardo DiCaprio urged governments 'to do more' about the Amazon fires and the actor said he 'immediately felt depressed'..

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G7 summit wraps up with hopes for breakthroughs [Video]G7 summit wraps up with hopes for breakthroughs

US President Donald Trump said he would meet Iran's president to defuse months of tensions and hold talks with Beijing to resolve tariffs disputes.

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Boris Johnson offers 'opportunity' to Iran [Video]Boris Johnson offers 'opportunity' to Iran

Iran has an opportunity to come back into compliance with the nuclear deal and resume dialogue about its nuclear activities, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday in a news conference at..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:29Published

Trump: China wants to make a trade deal 'very badly' [Video]Trump: China wants to make a trade deal 'very badly'

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was confident that China was sincere about wanting a trade deal with the United States because it had taken "a very large hit" in recent months. Rough Cut..

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Iran's Zarif holds surprise talks with Macron at G7 summit [Video]Iran's Zarif holds surprise talks with Macron at G7 summit

Unannounced visit comes as France ramps up efforts to ease tensions between Iran and US over Tehran's nuclear programme.

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City lockdown in Biarritz for G7 felt by residents [Video]City lockdown in Biarritz for G7 felt by residents

As the G7 was underway in Biarritz, a heavy police presence was felt in the coastal town of Biarritz.

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Spouses of G7 leaders visit Basque country [Video]Spouses of G7 leaders visit Basque country

The spouses visited museums and took a tour of Basque country while world leaders met during the G7 summit.

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G7 Leaders To Provide $20 Million Deal To Fight Amazon Fires [Video]G7 Leaders To Provide $20 Million Deal To Fight Amazon Fires

G7 Leaders To Provide $20 Million Deal To Fight Amazon Fires

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Trump touts own resort for next G7 summit [Video]Trump touts own resort for next G7 summit

President Trump has raised eyebrows by suggesting the next G7 summit should be held at Doral, a golf resort he owns in Miami, Florida. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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G7 first ladies exchange high-fives with Biarritz surfers at beach [Video]G7 first ladies exchange high-fives with Biarritz surfers at beach

The spouses of G7 participants took a stroll at the beach on Monday to meet youth surfers at Biarritz, a sea resort town in the south west of France. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Trump says he thinks a deal between Israel and the Palestinians 'will happen' [Video]Trump says he thinks a deal between Israel and the Palestinians 'will happen'

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday (August 26) that both the Palestinians and Israelis want to make a peace deal, despite 'everybody' saying that it is a deal that cannot be made. Rough cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

Trump says China wants to restart trade talks [Video]Trump says China wants to restart trade talks

President Donald Trump told media at a G7 summit in France that China is ready to negotiate a trade deal. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

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Russia's Putin: need wider G7-style group, with China, India, Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia was ready to host a meeting of the G7/G8 group of nations, and would welcome a wider format featuring Turkey, India and China.
Reuters - Published

G-7 at Trump's Doral resort? The original sin of this presidency is failure to divest.

Trump's corruption now includes more than 2,300 conflicts of interest that break his promises, violate the Constitution and benefit his bottom line.
USATODAY.com - Published

Polish president balks at Donald Trump's plan to allow Russia back into the G7

Polish President Andrezj Duda has serioius concerns about Donald Trump’s push to allow Russia back into the elite G7 group of wealthy nations.
USATODAY.com - Published

French President's adviser, Doval hold strategic dialogue

French president's diplomatic adviser Emmanuel Bonne held wide-ranging talks with National Security Adviser Ajit Doval on all aspects of the Indo-French strategic partnership, major regional and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Brazil's Bolsonaro thanks Trump for support at G7 on the Amazon

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday thanked U.S. President Donald Trump for his support in the Group of Seven's discussion of the Amazon region at last weekend's summit of the world's..
Reuters - Published

First Rafale jet to be handed over to India in September, confirm NSA Ajit Doval, French counterpart

The duo met days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron during G7 summit. Both the leaders confirmed that first Rafale fighter jets will be handed over to India..
DNA - Published

With a trade war on the horizon, should Australia back the US or China?

After discussions with the US President on the sidelines of the G7 this weekend, Prime Minister Scott Morrison stepped a little closer to picking sides in the US-China trade war. But would a deal..
The Age - Published

United States did not agree to G7 Amazon aid initiative: NSC

united states did not agree to g7 amazon aid initiative: nsc
The United States did not agree to a $20 million emergency aid package to help battle wildfires announced by French President Emmanuel Macron at a G7 summit this weekend, a spokesman for the U.S...
WorldNews - Published

Donald Trump tweets support for Boris Johnson amid Parliament suspension

donald trump tweets support for boris johnson amid parliament suspension
US president Donald Trump has tweeted his support for Boris Johnson as news broke of the Prime Minister’s plan to suspend Parliament. Mr Trump reaffirmed his backing for Mr Johnson on Twitter just..
WorldNews - Published

Brazil says South American nations to meet on Amazon, accepts Chilean aid

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that South American countries would meet to determine a common policy in defense of the Amazon, and took another swipe at the G7 group of rich..
Reuters - Published

Respiratory illness hits Amazon as Brazil spurns G-7 aid

PORTO VELHO, Brazil — Acrimony between Brazil and European countries seeking to help fight Amazon fires deepened on Tuesday, jeopardizing hopes of global unity over how to protect a region seen as..
WorldNews - Published

Indigenous leader in Brazil says they're facing "genocide" in Amazon rainforest

The Brazilian government has rejected $20 million in aid from G-7 leaders to fight the fires in the Amazon rainforest. CBS News correspondent Manuel Bojorquez spoke with Tashka Yawanawa, chief of the..
CBS News - Published

Russia denies visas to two U.S. senators, amid G7 tensions

Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said Russia refused to grant them visas for a visit to Moscow next week, amid disagreement within Washington and among U.S. allies over whether the country..
Reuters - Published

Trump confident China wants to make a trade deal

President Trump is back from the G-7 summit after facing questions about both China and Iran. Domenico Montanaro of NPR joined CBSN to break down the day's political news.
CBS News - Published

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro open to G7 aid for fighting Amazon fires if Emmanuel Macron 'withdraws insults'

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday he was open to discussing G7 aid for fighting fires in the Amazon if his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron 'withdraws insults' made against him
Firstpost - Published

Macron must take back 'insults' for Brazil to accept G7 Amazon aid: Bolsonaro

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to withdraw the "insults" made against him before he considers accepting a $20 million offer from the G7..
Reuters - Published

Amazon fires: Brazil will only take G7 aid if Macron 'withdraws insults', Bolsonaro says

amazon fires: brazil will only take g7 aid if macron 'withdraws insults', bolsonaro says
Jair Bolsonaro has said Brazil will only accept $22m in...
WorldNews - Published

Ethics experts balk at Trump's proposal to host next G-7 on his property

President Trump advertised the benefits of his property from the G-7 summit podium in France
CBS News - Published

Brazil may accept G7 Amazon aid if France's Macron withdraws 'insults': Bolsonaro

Brazil may accept an offer of at least $20 million from the Group of Seven nations to fight fires in the Amazon rainforest, but only if French President Emmanuel Macron withdraws his "insults,"..
Reuters - Published

Brazil rejects $20 million aid for Amazon fires pledged by G7, reports say

French President Emmanuel Macron announced Monday that the G7 leaders agreed to set up the aid to help combat the fires.
USATODAY.com - Published

Brazil to reject G7 offer of aid to fight Amazon fires: G1

Brazil will reject an offer of at least $20 million from the Group of Seven wealthy nations to help fight the fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, website G1 reported presidential chief of..
Reuters - Published

Brazil rejects $20 million offer from G-7 countries to help fight Amazon fires

The Brazilian government is saying "no thank you" to a $20 million offer of aid from G-7 nations to help fight the devastating forest fires in the Amazon region. More than 80,000 fires have been..
CBS News - Published

Angela Merkel Snorts as Donald Trump Says He Has 'German in My Blood'

angela merkel snorts as donald trump says he has 'german in my blood'
President Donald Trump has been mocked after remarking that he has German in his blood while expressing excitement over a proposed future trip to Germany. Trump made the comments during a meeting with..
WorldNews - Published

Johnson & Johnson shares rise despite $572m opioid ruling

johnson & johnson shares rise despite $572m opioid ruling
Shares in Johnson & Johnson rose in after-hours trading on Monday, despite the company being hit with a $572 million dollar penalty by an Oklahoma court for contributing to the state's opioid addiction..
WorldNews - Published

Iranian president to Trump: First lift sanctions, then let’s talk

iranian president to trump: first lift sanctions, then let’s talk
TEHRAN, Iran --- Iran's president has back-pedaled on possible talks with Donald Trump and now says the US president first must lift sanctions imposed on Tehran. Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that..
WorldNews - Published

Jeremy Corbyn insists Labour will 'do everything necessary' to halt no-deal Brexit

jeremy corbyn insists labour will 'do everything necessary' to halt no-deal brexit
Jeremy Corbyn has insisted Labour will "do everything necessary" to halt a no-deal Brexit as he meets other senior MPs to try to find a way to challenge Boris Johnson over EU withdrawal. Before..
WorldNews - Published

PM Modi meets Arun Jaitley's family after returning from G7 summit, pays tribute to former Finance Minister

Jaitley passed away in New Delhi at the AIIMS hospital on August 24. He was 66.
DNA - Published

China says resolutely opposed to G7 statement on Hong Kong

China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that Beijing is resolutely opposed to a statement from the G7 summit that referenced the current unrest in Hong Kong.
Reuters - Published

News Daily: 'Trump Brexit' warning and HS2 budget

news daily: 'trump brexit' warning and hs2 budget
Boris Johnson says he is "marginally more optimistic" that a new Brexit agreement can be agreed with the EU, following the G7 summit in Biarritz, France. But...
WorldNews - Published

G7 leaders back Hong Kong’s autonomy

g7 leaders back hong kong’s autonomy
New Delhi [India]: Leaders of the G7 member countries have backed Honk Kong’s autonomy as laid out in the Sino-British Joint Declaration of 1984, and called for calm in the city engulfed...
WorldNews - Published

'Emmanuel Macron must take care of his home and colonies': Brazil after rejecting aid from G7 countries to fight Amazon forest blaze

Tensions have risen between France and Brazil after Macron tweeted that the fires burning in the Amazon basin amounted to an international crisis and should be discussed as a top priority at the G7..
Firstpost - Published

Amazon fires: Brazil rejects aid offered by G7 to fight forest blaze, say reports

amazon fires: brazil rejects aid offered by g7 to fight forest blaze, say reports
Paris, Aug 27: Brazil has reportedly rejected the aid offered by the G-7, the Group of Seven nations, to fight burning across the Amazon region Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro had earlier shown..
WorldNews - Published

Helping reduce Indo-Pak tension one of five takeaways from G7 Summit: White House

helping reduce indo-pak tension one of five takeaways from g7 summit: white house
WASHINGTON: The White House on Monday claimed helping reduce India-Pakistan tension is one of the five big takeaways from the just-concluded G7 Summit. President Donald Trump returned home from the..
WorldNews - Published

Amazon fires: Brazil to reject G7 offer of $22m aid

No reason is given for turning down the aid, but Brazil's president accused the G7 of colonialism.
BBC News - Published

Brazil rejects G7 offer of $20 million in aid, tells Macron to mind 'his home and his colonies'

Brazil on Monday rejected aid from G7 countries to fight wildfires in the Amazon, with a top official telling French President Emmanuel Macron to take care of "his home and his colonies."
France 24 - Published

Hong Kong Police defends warning shot to fend off 'extremely violent' protesters; G7 leaders back city's autonomy, call for calm

Hong Kong police said Monday they were forced to fire water cannon and a warning shot to fend off 'extremely violent' demonstrators
Firstpost - Published

Trump ‘would meet Rouhani if circumstances are right’

trump ‘would meet rouhani if circumstances are right’
Washington: US President Donald Trump has said he is open to meeting Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani under the right circumstances. It comes after Iran’s foreign minister made a brief and..
WorldNews - Published

Will invite Putin to G7 in 2020, says Trump

will invite putin to g7 in 2020, says trump
Biarritz (France): US President Donald Trump has said he would invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to the summit of the Group of Seven in 2020....
WorldNews - Published

'We got along great': Donald Trump glosses over significant disagreements with G7 members over issues with China, Iran, Russia in Biarritz

Never mind his differences with world leaders on China, trade, Russia, Iran and more. President Trump's takeaway message from the Group of Seven summit in France was 'unity.' In fact, 'flawless' unity.
Firstpost - Published

White House clarifies for the president: Melania Trump hasn't met Kim Jong Un

The White House issued a clarification Monday after the president suggested at the G-7 summit that first lady Melania Trump knew the North Korea dictator Kim Jong Un.
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump sends mixed signals on trade with China

President Trump returns from the G-7 summit, after sending confusing signals about China. Last week, Mr. Trump said he wanted new tariffs on Chinese goods and ordered U.S. companies to consider leaving..
CBS News - Published

G7 offers emergency aid to fight Amazon forest fires

Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations on Monday offered $20 million of emergency aid to help battle wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, a gesture Brazil slammed as colonialist.
Reuters - Published

Thousands of new fires burning across the Amazon

G-7 leaders pledged $20 million to help fight wildfires in the Amazon rainforest. Nearly 80,000 fires have been reported in the massive Amazon basin this year. Some have started naturally, but many are..
CBS News - Published

Brazil tells ambassadors no time off due to Amazon fires

Brazil's Foreign Ministry on Monday ordered its ambassadors in Europe and other G7 countries not to take vacation for the next two weeks in order to coordinate a diplomatic response to global concerns..
Reuters - Published

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